South Africa women's national cricket team

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South Africa
AssociationCricket South Africa
CaptainSuné Luus
CoachHilton Moreeng
International Cricket Council
ICC statusFull member (1909)
ICC regionAfrica
ICC Rankings Current[3] Best-ever
WODI 3rd 2nd (18 March 2021)[1]
WT20I 5th[2] 5th
Women's Tests
First WTestv  England at St George's Park Cricket Ground, Port Elizabeth; 2–5 December 1960
Last WTestv  England at County Ground, Taunton; 27–30 June 2022
WTests Played Won/Lost
Total[4] 13 1/5
(7 draws)
This year[5] 0 0/0 (0 draws)
Women's One Day Internationals
First WODIv  Ireland at Stormont, Belfast; 5 August 1997
Last WODIv  Pakistan at National Stadium, Karachi; 14 September 2023
WODIs Played Won/Lost
Total[6] 231 121/95
(5 ties, 10 no results)
This year[7] 4 3/1
(0 ties, 0 no results)
Women's World Cup appearances6 (first in 1997)
Best resultSemi finalists (2000, 2017, 2022)
Women's World Cup Qualifier appearances3 (first in 2008)
Best resultChampions (2008)
Women's Twenty20 Internationals
First WT20Iv  New Zealand at the County Ground, Taunton; 10 August 2007
Last WT20Iv  Pakistan at National Stadium, Karachi; 4 September 2023
WT20Is Played Won/Lost
Total[8] 143 63/76
(0 ties, 4 no results)
This year[9] 14 6/7
(0 ties, 1 no result)
Women's T20 World Cup appearances8 (first in 2009)
Best resultRunners-up (2023)
As of 26 September 2023

The South Africa women's national cricket team represents South Africa in women's cricket. They have full membership in the International Cricket Council. They played their first Women's One Day International in 1997. The team have been an important group at the Women's Cricket World Cup and at the ICC Women's T20 World Cup since 1997.

South Africa made its Test cricket debut in the year 1960, against England, becoming the fourth team to play at International level (after Australia, England, and New Zealand).[10]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Australia Women remain No.1 in ODIs, T20Is after annual update". ICC. 2 October 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  2. "ICC Ranking for T20 teams International Cricket Council". Retrieved 4 February 2021.
  3. "ICC Rankings". International Cricket Council.
  4. "Women's Test matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  5. "Women's Test matches - 2022 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  6. "WODI matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  7. "WODI matches - 2022 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  8. "WT20I matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  9. "WT20I matches - 2022 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  10. Cricket, Team Female (2022-08-18). "Top 5 Female Cricket Teams In The World 2022". Female Cricket. Retrieved 2023-09-26.